Fun story — well, sort of — in the Times about college students renting luxury homes for a pittance, thanks to the down market:

While students at other colleges cram into shoebox-size dorm rooms, [they] come home from midterms to chill out under the stars in a curvaceous swimming pool and an adjoining Jacuzzi behind the rapidly depreciating McMansion that they have rented for a song.

Click here to read it all.